June 30, 2009 |

Kids Crawl events coming to Downtown

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will host children and their families throughout the downtown Pittsburgh area at the Summer Kids Crawl Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Summer Kids Crawl Events:

 SPACE

812 Liberty Avenue

SMOKE AND MIRRORS: Featuring the work of 16 artists who are faking it in every sense of the word. Curated by Jesse Hulcher.

Pennsylvania Culinary Institute

808 Liberty Avenue

Decorate cookies

Food and beverages prepared by PCI students available for $1

Trust Education Center

805-807 Liberty Avenue

It's Carnival Time with Kenia learn Brazilian percussion, samba school parade 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.

Gateway to the Arts / Tracie Yorke Dance - Stories on the Move 12:15, 2:15pm

Pittsburgh Filmmakers Harris Theater

809 Liberty Avenue

Use your imagination to create a paper film strip.

Catholic Charities Building

212 Ninth Street

Pittsburgh International Children's Theater

Meet Mr. McFeely from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood 1-3 p.m.

Catholic Charities Building

212 Ninth Street

Create tie-dyed art and chromatography butterflies and flowers with the Carnegie Science Center.

MCG Gallery @ 800 Penn

800 Penn Avenue

Join the fun and participate in a special path-making scavenger hunt!

Magnolias for Pittsburgh

Corner of 7th and Penn Avenue

Delight in these bronze magnolia trees, designed by artist Tony Tasset, that bloom year-round.

Transformers Arch 2008  

7th and Ft. Duquesne Blvd

Katz Plaza

Corner of 7th & Penn

Soul line dancing, musical performances, face painting, caricatures and mascots

Umoja African Arts Dance Company drum workshop 11 a.m.

Gateway to the Arts / River City Percussion Duo 11:30 a.m.

Roland Ford's Soul line dancing lessons for kids 12-12:45 p.m. and 1:15-2 p.m.

Meet Iceburgh,

the Pittsburgh Penguins mascot from 11am-12pm.

Meet Steely McBeam, the Pittsburgh Steelers mascot from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Meet the Pirate Parrot, the Pittsburgh Pirates mascot from 2-3 p.m.

The parking lot of 7th and Penn

Eurobungy Mike the Balloon Guy

Flip and somersault 2 stories above the Cultural District

Theater Square Scott Place

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Polar mascot and chalk artists

For more information, call 412-456-6666 or visit www.pgharts.org.

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